Tinchy Stryder

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BIO

Tinchy Stryder (real name Kwasi Danquah) is a British grime music artist of Ghanian origin. Stryder hails from Bow in East London and attended St. Bonaventure's Catholic Comprehensive School in Forest Gate, Newham; he is currently enrolled as a student at the local university. Tinchy Stryder had his first UK number one in the Singles Chart with the aptly named song "Number 1", (a collaboration with N-Dubz,R-Soussou and C-Dihmes) that charted on 26 April 2009.

News

Feb 12, 2015
Daily StarVIDEO: 'The jungle made me cool!' Tinchy Stryder storms back with new single ...Daily StarImperfection - taken from the London-born rapper's upcoming 360º album - is set to make big waves after its release in April. The R'n'B…
Feb 1, 2015
Mirror.co.ukUkip in ANOTHER race row after rapper Tinchy Stryder compared to a chocolate ...Mirror.co.ukNigel Farage has been dragged into another race row after a UKIP election hopeful likened rapper Tinchy Stryder to a Freddo – a miniature chocolate…
Dec 8, 2014
Express.co.uk'I wasn't quiet' I'm A Celeb's Tinchy Stryder to speak to producers after ...Express.co.ukTHERE is no denying Tinchy Stryder came across as one of the quieter campmates in this year's series of I'm A Celebrity……
Dec 7, 2014
Mirror.co.ukI'm a Celeb star Tinchy Stryder will speak with producers after being edited ...Mirror.co.ukTinchy Stryder says he will speak to producers after being shocked to learn he was virtually edited out of some episodes of I'm A Celebrity.…
Nov 25, 2014
Mirror.co.ukI'm a Celebrity 2014: Tinchy Stryder's girlfriend says tough-guy rapper is a ...Mirror.co.ukTinchy Stryder's girlfriend has told how beneath his tough-guy rapper persona, the performer is a big softie who showers her with gifts…
Nov 20, 2014
Daily MailI'm A Celebrity's Tinchy Stryder saves Gemma Collins only for her to quitDaily MailRapper Tinchy Stryder proved he was a man of morals when he decided to snub the promise of a hot meal and save Gemma Collins from the Celebrity Slammer…
Nov 16, 2014
Mirror.co.ukTinchy Stryder profile: Who is I'm a Celebrity 2014 contestant?Mirror.co.ukThe new I'm a Celebrity contestants are heading into the jungle - but where have you seen them before? Share; Share; Tweet; +1. Tinchy Stryder is all set for…
Nov 7, 2014
Mirror.co.ukWho is Tinchy Stryder? All you need to know about the rapper and music executiveMirror.co.ukHe's stormed the charts with some of his best known songs, but Tinchy Stryder has made a name for himself in the music industry behind closed…
Oct 23, 2014
NME.comTinchy Stryder's track with the Chuckle Brothers becomes internet sensationThe GuardianPhil Dale, the Chuckle Brothers' manager, said the pairing came about after Tinchy Stryder and the Chuckle Brothers met while filming an episode of…
Sep 19, 2014
The GuardianTinchy Stryder collaborates with the Chuckle BrothersThe GuardianIt's been four years since grime artist Tinchy Stryder last released an album, so what better way to stoke anticipation for your return than with a Chuckle Brothers studio…

Fun Facts

Tinchy Started at the age of 13 on pirate radio sets in east London with other well know Grime MC's Dizzee Rascal, Wiley, Roll Deep and Street Scholar (Malachi Johnson).
Has his own clothing line - Star In The Hood.
In 2003, won "Best Newcomer" at the Sidewinder awards.